Practice

A stop smoking star

Accuracy checking technician Oonagh Mitchell has taken her expertise as a stop smoking advisor to the next level.

Advancing the profession

As APTUK sets out their strategy for the next three years, Tess Fenn talks leadership, professionalism and future developments.

Reflections on… revalidation part 5

In the latest of our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and unplanned CPD entries.

Qualification consultation

With the consultation on the pharmacy technician qualification now closed, Tess Fenn discusses APTUK’s response.

Taking training to the next level

Louise White supports her community by running health awareness campaigns off the back of training modules she completes.

A flair for retail

A risk that paid off. Simone Thyer admits that a job in community pharmacy was a stab in the dark after she left school.

Reflections on… revalidation: part 4

In the latest of our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and planned CPD entries.

Reflections on… revalidation part 3

In the third in our series, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and the support available.

A technician of many talents

Alongside her talents in pharmacy, Hannah Rewcastle is a search and rescue volunteer and police cadet leader.

Reflections on… revalidation: part 2

In part two, Asha Fowells charts her experience of the revalidation process and registering on the GPhC's new system.

Reflections on… revalidation: part 1

In the first of our new series, Asha Fowells muses on the journey to revalidation.

Helping others succeed

Myra Battle is making the most of her success in community pharmacy and using her experience to help others achieve.

Understanding dispensing error legislation

With dispensing error legislation finally written into law, Tess Fenn looks at what this means for pharmacy technicians.

Focus on gender

With stories of the gender gap and gender pay gap rife, Tess Fenn looks at what this means in the context of pharmacy.

Top for teamwork

Paula Hindmarch's passion for helping people makes her move from police officer to dispensing assistant less far-fetched.

Your guide to... revalidation

For pharmacy technicians who remember the days of getting CPPE certificates, it may feel like CPD has just been introduced. But a new era has begun: it’s the age of revalidation.

The five-year Which?

As yet another Which? report highlights failings in the care and advice available from community pharmacy teams, what is pharmacy doing to learn from its mistakes?

Change on the horizon

In this second of two articles on the outlook for pharmacy technicians in 2018 and beyond, Tess Fenn considers three significant changes that pharmacy technicians will see in the coming months and years.

Catching up with an RoE winner

Catch up with former RoE Award winner Debbie Starr to find out how her career has progressed since taking home the trophy.

A head for healthcare

From pharmacy novice to head office via a whole host of other challenges, Jenna Whitehead proves the sky is the limit.

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